Mexico's Televisa says watchdog is weighing whether it is dominant


MEXICO CITY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Mexican TV and radio giantTelevisa said on Thursday it has been notified bythe country's competition watchdog that it was weighing whetherthe media group has a dominant position as a broadcaster.

The notification of Televisa is the first step in a telecomsreform passed earlier this year by Mexico's Congress that givesthe new Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) sweepingpowers to clamp down on dominant players and spur competition inthe sector.

Televisa, the world's largest producer of Spanish-languagecontent, said in a regulatory filing it was analyzing the newsand preparing an official response.

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